debone

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verb de·bone \(ˌ)dē-ˈbōn\

Definition of debone

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  bone debone a roast

deboner

noun

Examples of debone in a Sentence

  1. Have the butcher debone the lamb for you.

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First Known Use of debone

1944


DEBONE Defined for English Language Learners

debone

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verb

Definition of debone for English Language Learners

  • : to remove the bones from (something)

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